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We are transforming the classroom culture in many ways

Today, MOOCs or massive open online courses are transforming the education environment. One of the pioneers in the field, the MIT and Harvard University-backed...

What Are Tizen’s Chances of a Prime Time Smartphone Entry?

A recent spike in the development of open mobile OSs has led to the release of exotic sounding distributions. An OS that is yet...

Pep Up Your Device with Paranoid Android

Paranoid Android is one of those rare innovations to have come out of open source software that thoroughly reinvents the way software is designed....

Extend Wireless Router Capabilities Using a Netbook or Laptop

There are now a range of devices that are Wi-Fi enabled. So for situations where a wireless router is required, the additional functionality of...

FOSS in Academic Institutions

In recent years, we have seen open source being widely adapted by many organisations around the world -- not only because of its cost-effectiveness,...

M.Sc. in FOSS from Anna University: AU-KBC’s C. N. Krishnan Throws...

The real bottleneck in the growth of FOSS in India is inadequate and commercially sustainable deployment with 'real world users'... Under Anna University's new two-year...

An Interview with Richard Stallman on Freedom, Android, Amazon, Facebook, Steve...

Any government that tells people to teach proprietary software is essentially delivering the country into the hands of a company. Before you even speak a...

Voices Across the Digital Divide — Using Audio Portals to Connect...

Human beings are the only species on earth with the ability to communicate complex ideas through language. Speaking and listening have been the basis...

Indian Government Takes the Open Source Route

The Indian Government has recently proposed to go the open source way in its e-governance projects, and the Department of Information Technology has issued...

Graphics Using Xlib, Part 1

This article introduces you to the X Window System, with the aim of helping developers understand how to use the Xlib library effectively. The X...

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